|Death: ||Feb. 18, 1905|
New Jersey, USA
Dr. Aaron Dawes, 86 years of age, one of the best known men of Mercer County, died Saturday at his home at Hightstown after a lengthy illness. Death was due to the infirmities of old age.
Dr. Dawes was the father of Counselor Aaron V. Dawes, Tracey H. Dawes of Somerville, and James Dawes of Hightstown. His widow, who survives, was Josephine Vanderberg of Freehold.
Two brothers and one sister survive. John Dawes of Lakewood, David Dawes of Imlaystown, and Mrs. Albert Ely of Imlaystown. Dr. Dawes was a brother of the late Josiah Dawes of Trenton. Mrs. Thomas R. Thompson, of 181 East Hanover Street, is a niece.
Dr. Dawes was several times mayor of Hightstown and, at the time of this death, was a large real estate owner at that place and in the surrounding country.
The funeral will be held tomorrow morning at 11:30 o'clock from his late home. Interment will be at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
~ Trenton Times, Mon., 20 Feb 1905, pg. 9
1880 (Jun) US Census, Hightstown, E Windsor Twp, Mercer, NJ:
Aaron Dawes, 60, dentist, b NJ, parents NJ.
Josephine, 42, wife, keeps house, b NY, fthr NY, mthr NJ.
Aaron, 16, son, at school, b NJ.
Tracy H., 8, son, at school, b NJ.
James A., 5, son, at home, b NJ.
1900 (Jun) US Census, Hightstown, E Windsor Twp, Merced, NJ:
Aaron Dawes, 80, b Nov 1819, m 43 yrs, b NJ, parents NJ, capitalist.
Josephine, wife, 64, b Mar 1836, 6 born/3 liv, b NY, parents NY.
Aaron V., son, sgl, 36, b Feb 1864, NJ, lawyer.
James A., son, sgl, 25, b Apr 1875, NJ.
Celia Tucker, servant, sgl, 18, b Mar 1882, PA, parents PA.
James Applegate Dawes (1864 - ____)*
Tracy Harris Dawes (1872 - 1931)*
Cedar Hill Cemetery
New Jersey, USA
Created by: Linda Applegate Brown
Record added: Jan 06, 2008
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